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Risk to Gain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
Have you ever dreamed of sailing around the world? If so, it probably wasn’t like this - stomach-churning storms, frustrating calms, broken gear, shattered hopes and stunning victories. Risk to Gain is the story of the men and women aboard two boats sailing around the world in the classic Whitbread Race. Travel with them on their voyage and gain a unique insight into their inspirational journey.
Pressure Falling - Short Stories of Stormy Seas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Are you warm, safe and dry? Good - because the ocean can be a dangerous place and never more so than when the barometric pressure plummets and huge waves start to rise. These five short stories - chilling, funny and scary in turns - will show you just how ugly and dangerous the sea can become. Wrap up warm and safe when you read this book, because the raw power of storms comes roaring to life.
iSailing Manual
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Learn how to sail the funny way! A lot of famous saiing quotes in every chapter will help you discover the wonderful world of sailing...
Two Tales of Frisland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Once, Lir Skavinson could fly, and it lost him his beloved. Now he's just a simple fisherman again, but he remembers having wings. And Maveen is a "perilous child," destined to become a shaman. But she can't hear the spirits. Two Tales of Frisland includes two short stories: "Remembering to Fly" and "Perilous Child."
Pearces' Ocean
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,540. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011 by Bev Robitai. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Author Tony Pearce uses his own family legends as a base for this rollicking tale. Simon Pearce, born in poverty on the Isles of Scilly in Cornwall, England, escapes a dangerous life of smuggling to rise up through the ranks and eventually captain his own ship. He marries a beautiful Portuguese woman, starting a family dynasty that flourishes through the excitements of the 18th century.
Born of Tyranny: Port of Errors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,900. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Set in the late seventeenth century Eastern Atlantic, this epic adventure of brotherly love and betrayal shadows two orphans, Davy and Joseph, who come to bond tighter than blood. But they are soon ripped apart by a tragic event that will set into motion the birth of tyrannous revenge on behalf of their loss and place them each on a daring journey to find one another.
Sailing Misadventures of the Wild Hair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,900. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is a compendium of four sailing stories that document the intrepid misadventures of the Wild Hair in and around the Florida Keys and the Bahamas. The MacGregor twenty five foot sailboat provides a vehicle for the Giles to "enjoy" sailing and all the challenges that go with it. Whether you are a sailor or not, you will get a laugh out of the short stories.
Between Havana and The Deep Blue Sea
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Price: Free! Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A sailor sails to Cuba to rescue his missionary brother from a Cuban Prison, and he will stop at nothing to get it done, a storm at sea threatens the mission as he battles the elements and cruel men to return his God fearing brother back to his wife and home in St. Petersburg. **Please review this book**
Spanish Castle to White Night
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,600. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
So, you think you’d like to sail around the world? Sunsets across calm oceans, cocktails at cosy anchorages, landfalls in amazing new places? Not if you take part in one of the planet’s last great adventures. An incredible race, ripping and roaring through the seven seas. This is a tale of endurance, deprivation and adventure, a story of winners and losers, those who made it and those who did not.
Manpot's Tales of the Tropics
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 16,630. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Drift on Caribbean tradewinds through white sand beaches and ramshackle bars where we meet a gang of colourful characters that thrive in those little latittudes. From Hollywood superstars Michael Jackson and Marlon Brando to local legends Big Red the Gangster, Johnnie One Nut, Bomba and Quito Rymer get carried away by stories too strange and funny to be fiction. You just can't make this stuff up.